Dark ruby in colour, with a strawberry and vanilla nose; followed through to a full-bodied palate with ripe and velvety; soft tannins. This is a full-bodied Merlot than can be enjoyed now or matured for another 4-6 years.
Country: South Africa
ABV: 14% vol
Suggested Food Pairings: Excellent on its own, or served with barbecued meat, veal, poultry, pasta and red meat dishes
The Neethlingshof Estate in Stellenbosch, takes its name from its 19th century owner. A member of the ‘Biodiversity & Wine Initiative, acknowledged for its protection of indigenous habitat, the 378 ha winery has set aside 127 ha for conservation. The winery cultivates both red and wine varietals; with the bias marginally in favour of whites.